We looked inside some of the tweets by @jfkelso and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
👩💻🧬 A conference to promote women's research in computational biology👇 @BSC_CNS, @Bioinfo4women, @la_UPC & @imimat-@UPFBarcelona organize the Advances in Computational Biology Conference, an open to all conference in which organizers & speakers are women https://www.bsc.es/ZN9
The @EGAarchive is looking for an experienced Project Lead to coordinate our collaboration with the @uk_biobank to enable the access to 50K whole-genomes and 500K exomes. Also looking for Senior Dev and DevOps roles. https://www.embl.de/jobs/searchjobs/index.php?ref=EBI01399 …
#mymachineandme: Ayinuer Aximu-Petri from the Department of Evolutionary Genetics at the @MPI_EVA_Leipzig: "My colleagues and I develop lab automation protocols for the liquid handling robot and oversee the entire DNA sample preparation workflow." @maxplanckpress
Announcing our annual summer PhD course in population and medical genetics at @uni_copenhagen! Featuring @Kelley__Harris @LSkotte @benmpeter @matteo_fuma @idamoltke @A_Albrechtsen. Here's the website with more info: http://www.popgen.dk/popgen19
We are organising our summer course in Copenhagen again this year. Please share with anyone you think might be interested in attending.
Open Position: Regional Coordinator - Southern Africa. The Carpentries is an open global community teaching the skills and perspectives to turn data into knowledge. An engaged individual who shares this vision is sought for a full-time position. https://carpentries.org/regional-coordinator-southern-africa/ …
Our new work describing de novo mutation dynamics in 33 large, three-generation CEPH/Utah pedigrees is up on bioRxiv (https://bit.ly/2BH7m55 )! Many thanks to co-authors @brent_p, @ziyue_gao, @molly_przew, Lynn Jorde, Lisa Baird, and @aaronquinlan. Some details below: (1/n)
Check out our latest from @tomsasani detailing mosaicism and marked inter-family variability in germline mutation accumulation! Genome sequencing of 33 3-gen. CEPH families with up to 16 grandchildren. To Tom's credit, all mutation data and code avail in Github/Jupyter/Binder
Compound-specific radiocarbon dating and mitochondrial DNA analysis of the Pleistocene hominin from Salkhit Mongolia https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-08018-8 …
The gnomAD preprint is out! We aggregated 125,748 exomes and 15,708 genomes into a public resource of >240M high quality variants, available at http://gnomad.broadinstitute.org/ (1/5). https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/531210v1 …
A fantastic resource becomes even better. Congratulations to all involved!
"It is incumbent on scientists to avoid advocating for simplistic theories, and instead to pay attention to all available facts and come to nuanced conclusions. The same holds true for journalists reporting on science." https://reich.hms.harvard.edu/letter-response-jan-17-article-new-york-times …
Media benefits from a villain geneticist stereotype, and seeks it out. This can address important issues, but the worst thing that could happen is if the image dissuades people from diverse backgrounds from coming and forming their own perspective over the coming decades.